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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 170

Stopping in or near an intersection

170 Stopping in or near an intersection

(1) A driver must not stop in an intersection unless:
(a) the driver is permitted to stop at that place under these Rules, or
(b) the intersection is a T-intersection without traffic lights and the driver stops along the continuous side of the continuing road at the intersection.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Continuing road" ,
"intersection" and
"T-intersection" are defined in the Dictionary.
(2) A driver must not stop on a road within 20 metres from the nearest point of an intersecting road at an intersection with traffic lights, unless the driver stops at a place on a length of road, or in an area, to which a parking control sign applies and the driver is permitted to stop at that place under these Rules.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Parking control sign" and
"traffic lights" are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : A driver stops within a particular distance from an intersection if the driver stops so any part of the driver's vehicle is within that distance--see rule 350 (2).
(3) A driver must not stop on a road within 10 metres from the nearest point of an intersecting road at an intersection without traffic lights, unless the driver stops:
(a) at a place on a length of road, or in an area, to which a parking control sign applies and the driver is permitted to stop at that place under these Rules, or
(b) if the intersection is a T-intersection--along the continuous side of the continuing road at the intersection.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Continuing road" and
"T-intersection" are defined in the Dictionary.
(4) For this rule, distances are measured in the direction in which the driver is driving, and:
(a) for subrule (2)--as shown in example 1, or
(b) for subrule (3)--as shown in example 2.
(5) In this rule:

"road" does not include a road related area, but includes any shoulder of the road.
Note :
"Road related area" is defined in rule 13, and
"shoulder" is defined in rule 12.
Examples :

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